Speakers

Bose Portable Home Speaker Review: Great sound on the go

May 20, 2020

Bose’s SoundLink Micro is one of my favourite small speakers to date, so I’m always going to pay close attention when the reliable audio company plays in the portable space. More recently, that’s been with the bluntly named Bose Portable Home Speaker (BPHS) which is essentially a more powerful and thicker finesse of the popular […]

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Amazon Echo Dot with Clock Review: Small change, big difference

December 21, 2019

Amazon claim that the Echo Dot is the best-selling speaker of all time. I haven’t looked into that, but I haven’t doubted it either. It’s ridiculously affordable, offers incredible value and looks fantastic sidling up to everyday furniture, whether that be on a bedside table or in the kitchen. Since 2015, the device has been […]

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Tech Review: Razer Nommo Pro Gaming Speakers are all about that bass

September 6, 2018

The Razer Nommo Pro is a hefty beast of a sound system, featuring dual satellite speakers and a subwoofer to emulate cinematic 5.1 surround sound. The system is compatible with a variety of sources including home consoles and PCs, and though it is optimised for PC gaming, it’s also packaged with an aux cord for […]

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Tech Review: Beoplay M3 features impeccable design and excellent performance, but is it worth the price?

December 20, 2017

Bang & Olufsen are often out of any reasonable price range for the casual tech consumer, and the company is usually off collaborating with other high-end luxury brands like Lamborghini – their latest partnership which has the reputable Danish tech company fitting the new Lamborghini Urus supercar with a bespoke 1,700 watt audio system. Their […]

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B&O Play launch the Beoplay M3 in Australia; include future support for AirPlay 2

November 13, 2017

Known for premium audio products, B&O Play – a sub-brand of luxury tech company Bang & Olufsen – have been scoring all kinds of goals with their bluetooth speaker range. That looks to continue with the recent introduction of their most compact speaker to date, the Beoplay M3, a device carefully designed by award-winning Cecilie […]

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Tech Review: Sonos One is the most promising smart speaker out there

November 7, 2017

The official next step for speaker technology is upon us, ushered in with the advent of voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri, Samsung’s Bixby and Window’s Cortana. We can now command our speakers to play music and give out all sorts of information thanks to robotic helpers ready and willing to serve, […]

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Tech Review: JBL Xtreme is detailed and nimble for such a super-sized bluetooth speaker

August 8, 2017

JBL sure do like to cover all bases. While those who prefer what is now the standard size of portable speakers have been well satisfied with the likes of the Flip 3, anyone who wants a bit more muscle and meat while still retaining at least some semblance of portability should lean towards the super-sized […]

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You can now stream your Spotify tunes straight to Sonos speakers without ever leaving the app

December 7, 2016

Sonos’ smartphone app is pretty neat. It lets you control your Sonos speakers and what is playing on them all from one convenient location. How many times, however, have you been browsing Spotify in its own app, forgetting that it isn’t connected to your Sonos speakers? If you’re like is, you do this at least […]

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Tech Review: Edifier R2000DB Bookshelf Speakers (2016)

September 5, 2016

Edifier has long been a significant name in quality audio. From simple PC speakers to home theatre, they’ve built a reputation for crafting speakers that not only sound amazing but look quite stylish as well. In the R2000DB, Edifier have created a simple dual speaker set up that is perfect for those who want to create […]

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Sonos announces a raft of new software updates and partnerships

August 31, 2016

Sonos, purveyors of some of the nicest-sounding wireless speakers money can buy, held a press conference yesterday to announce a number of new updates to their smartphone app, including Amazon Alexa support, greater Spotify connectivity and more.

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Hands On Review: First impressions of the new UE BOOM 2 – Wireless and Waterproof Speakers

September 18, 2015

After two years on the market, and the release of the likes of the UE Roll and the UE Megaboom along the way, the Ultimate Ears BOOM wireless speaker has received a sequel: The UE BOOM 2.

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the AU interview: Rory Dooley (Ultimate Ears) speaks about new Logitech speakers, the future of technology and more

January 22, 2015

Ultimate Ears is expanding their already impressive line of mobile speakers with the introduction of the UE MEGABOOM. This is the real deal, fronting the next generation of portable wireless speakers that don’t skip on sound quality. With a list of features from easy wireless updates to a 20 hour rechargable battery life, the UE MEGABOOM is made for convenient use that ‘blasts freakishly amazing sound!’

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